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PM for enhancing trade, energy cooperation, road & rail connectivity with Iran
April 03, 2024

Prime Minister Muhammad Shehbaz Sharif says Pakistan and Iran should work together to enhance trade, energy, road and rail connectivity, cultural exchanges, counter terrorism efforts and security cooperation.

He was talking to Iranian Ambassador Reza Amiri Moghadam, who paid a courtesy call on him in Islamabad.

The Prime Minister underscored that Pakistan attaches great importance to Iran and the two countries enjoy historic and brotherly relations.                      

He appreciated Iran's support on the issue of Jammu and Kashmir and also discussed the situation in Palestine.  

Shehbaz Sharif fondly recalled his meeting with the Iranian President when they jointly inaugurated a border market and an electricity transmission line last year and also their meeting in Samarkand on the sidelines of the SCO Summit.    

He thanked Iranian President Dr. Ebrahim Raisi for his congratulatory message and telephone call to him following his re-election.                           

The Iranian Ambassador shared an overview of the current state of bilateral relations and affirmed his country's desire to further strengthen its relations with Pakistan in all areas of mutual interest.